A Fatal crash in Yarmouth under investigation

YARMOUTH, MASS (WLNE) – Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred after a driver struck a tree late Thursday night.

According to the department, at 11:12 PM, an officer was parked on Old Main Street by Salt Works Lane monitoring traffic, when a vehicle traveling westbound at an extremely high rate of speed passed.

The officer was unable to keep visual contact with the vehicle.

At 11:14 PM, the officer saw that the vehicle had crashed.

Police say the vehicle left the road and struck a street on the south side of Old Main Street near River Street.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

The identity of the driver has not been released at this time, and police are asking residents with information to contact the department.

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